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Sulphur in Diesel Fuel Regulations

Version of section 3 from 2006-06-23 to 2012-06-19:

  •  (1) For the purposes of section 139 of the Act, the concentration of sulphur in diesel fuel produced or imported for use in on-road vehicles shall not exceed

    • (a) 500 mg/kg until May 31, 2006; and

    • (b) 15 mg/kg after May 31, 2006.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), for the purposes of section 139 of the Act, the concentration of sulphur in diesel fuel sold for use in on-road vehicles shall not exceed

    • (a) 500 mg/kg until August 31, 2006;

    • (b) 22 mg/kg from September 1, 2006 until October 15, 2006; and

    • (c) 15 mg/kg after October 15, 2006.

  • (3) For the purposes of section 139 of the Act, the concentration of sulphur in diesel fuel sold in the northern supply area for use in on-road vehicles shall not exceed

    • (a) 500 mg/kg until August 31, 2007; and

    • (b) 15 mg/kg after August 31, 2007.

  • (4) For the purposes of section 139 of the Act, the concentration of sulphur in diesel fuel produced or imported for use in offroad engines shall not exceed

    • (a) 500 mg/kg from June 1, 2007 until May 31, 2010; and

    • (b) 15 mg/kg after May 31, 2010.

  • (5) Subject to subsection (6) and for the purposes of section 139 of the Act, the concentration of sulphur in diesel fuel sold for use in off-road engines shall not exceed

    • (a) 500 mg/kg from October 1, 2007 until September 30, 2010; and

    • (b) 15 mg/kg after September 30, 2010.

  • (6) For the purposes of section 139 of the Act, the concentration of sulphur in diesel fuel sold in the northern supply area for use in off-road engines shall not exceed

    • (a) 500 mg/kg from December 1, 2008 until November 30, 2011; and

    • (b) 15 mg/kg after November 30, 2011.

  • (7) For the purposes of section 139 of the Act, the concentration of sulphur in diesel fuel produced or imported for use in vessel engines or locomotive engines shall not exceed

    • (a) 500 mg/kg from June 1, 2007 until May 31, 2012; and

    • (b) 15 mg/kg after May 31, 2012.

  • (8) Subject to subsection (9) and for the purposes of section 139 of the Act, the concentration of sulphur in diesel fuel sold for use in vessel engines or locomotive engines shall not exceed 500 mg/kg after September 30, 2007.

  • (9) For the purposes of section 139 of the Act, the concentration of sulphur in diesel fuel sold in the northern supply area for use in vessel engines or locomotive engines shall not exceed 500 mg/kg after November 30, 2008.

  • SOR/2005-305, s. 3
  • SOR/2006-163, s. 1
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